On February 6, 2018, ACC joined a group of 11 organizations and individuals in a petition to the Northern District Court in California. The group argues that the requirement of membership in the California Bar is overly burdensome and unnecessary … Continue reading
ACC filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in Ekaterina Schoenefeld v. Eric T. Schneiderman, et al. on January 19, supporting a petition to review the constitutionality of a New York law requiring nonresident New York-licensed attorneys … Continue reading
The ACC testified at a July 22nd hearing before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee in support of amendments to Illinois Rule of Professional Conduct 5.5 and Supreme Court Rule 716 that would allow foreign lawyers to practice as in-house … Continue reading
New Policy Allows Out-of-State Attorneys to do Pro Bono Work 12/10/2013
ACC Fighting In-house Rules in Pa., DC 5/5/2014
Guest blogger: David Kessler is a Senior Director in the Legal Department of McAfee, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, where he manages a team that oversees all of McAfee’s public sector business transactions and compliance obligations.
For in-house counsel who could one day be interested in waiving into membership in the Virginia State Bar, we have good news: The Virginia Supreme Court appears to be responding favorably to arguments made by the WMACCA Chapter and ACC to modernize and expand the current reciprocal admission rules.
ACC recently wrote a letter to protest something bad. The state of Washington is thinking about changing its rules that apply to in-house counsel. It may increase the hassle for Washington lawyers who work in-house and whose law licenses come from … Continue reading
Two cheers — but no more — for the American Bar Association! Three of the resolutions that the ABA passed at its meeting in Dallas last week make it somewhat easier for in-house foreign lawyers to practice in the US … Continue reading
Reflecting a national movement that has gained increased momentum in recent years, the Minnesota Supreme Court, on January 17, 2013, authorized in-house counsel who are barred outside of Minnesota to practice pro bono. Under Minnesota’s newly amended Rules for Admission to … Continue reading
ACC and our Washington State Chapter today filed a comment letter with the Washington State Bar Association. We asked to start a discussion over proposed changes to the state’s practice rules that would impose new requirements on some in-house counsel. … Continue reading